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DOT chief supports gas tax in Oak Harbor talk

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:20PM

The guy who runs the state Department of Transportation couldn't get a sand truck to help unsnarl a snowy traffic mess at the Mukilteo ferry dock last week.

More calls, more money for county 911

  • Dec 8, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 2:20PM

Though increased costs for Island County's 911 dispatching made public officials wince during the fall's budgeting season, line item expenses for the service remain untouchable because of its perceived importance.

Boy hit by car while waiting for school bus

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:19PM

A 6-year-old boy suffered a head injury Tuesday morning when he was struck by a car on Brooks Hill Road.

Cell tower dearth is blessing, curse

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:19PM

Debate pits safety against aesthetics

Property values rose in 2001

  • Dec 5, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 2:19PM

Island County homeowners found out last week how much the Island County Assessor believes their homes are worth.

Deputies arrest 2 men, seize marijuana plants

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:18PM

Island County detectives arrested two Langley-area men last Thursday in connection with one of the largest marijuana growing operations found on South Whidbey in some years.

Board says plants protected

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:18PM

WEAN disagrees, heads to court

County tries to balance budget

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:18PM

It doesn't add up, but the first draft of Island County's budget is more about motivating cuts in expenses than it is about being a finished document.

Rollover on slick road injures 2 teenagers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:18PM

Two South Whidbey girls were hurt in a car accident Wednesday night when the car they were riding in flipped on a rain-soaked road.

County faces a burning question

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:18PM

Burn a pile of leaves or other yard waste without a permit and it could cost you either $25 or $125 from now on.

Layoffs likely to hit island

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:18PM

More than 250 Boeing machinists live on Whidbey

Flu shot clinics open

  • Dec 1, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 2:18PM

Drawn to Freeland by the promise of getting a flu shot, dozens of people lined up more than 90 minutes early for a 10 a.m. vaccination clinic Wednesday morning at Trinity Lutheran Church.

Antifreeze, pets don't mix

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:17PM

Sweet-tasting liquid is deadly to animals

Antifreeze, pets don’t mix

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:17PM

Sweet-tasting liquid is deadly to animals

Round 2 for county, spray opponents

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:17PM

Officials find no data to support health damage claim

Threat with gun brings jail time

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:16PM

A 24-year-old Clinton man who threatened his wife with a loaded rifle will be spending the next nine months in the county jail.

Man pleads innocent to choking

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:16PM

A Clinton man accused of choking his girlfriend after she threatened to leave him has pleaded not guilty to two felony charges.

McDowell's district shrinks

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:16PM

Census changes Island County

Clinton project tests eelgrass restoration plan

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:16PM

Habitat protection costs millions

District will seek 2-year school levy

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:16PM

Voters will be asked to approve an estimated $3.2 million levy for South Whidbey schools when it goes to a vote in a special election Feb. 5.

All roads lead to Bayview

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:16PM

"Hear stories about the island's history from the people who lived them in a series of community events beginning on Sunday, Sept 23 at 3 p.m. at the Bayview Cash Store at Bayview Corner. Light refreshments will be served. "

New committee to debate tourism brochure

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:16PM

"Eighteen people serving on a volunteer tourism committee will start talking early next month about how to use more than $100,000 in tax money to bring more tourists to Island County. "

Record staff earns state awards

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:16PM

Newsroom and advertising staff members at the South Whidbey Record took home several awards Saturday in the state's Better Newspaper Contest.

Anglers to lose access to Bush Point beach

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:16PM

Anglers from the mainland were blamed by Bush Point property owners for their decision to begin enforcing trespassing laws on their waterfront property. Several property owners attended Wednesday's Port of South Whidbey meeting and said they have no choice but to close their beaches to the public.

Fire districts establish assistance fund

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:15PM

South and Central Whidbey firefighters and other emergency responders have created a way for islanders to help those who suffered in New York City.

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